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Nordic music

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Jan Eggum (born on December 8, 1951 in Bergen, Norway) is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who has been active since 1975. He is often characterised as a "face for the melancholi", and the themes in his songs are often broken hearts, loneliness and sorrow. Sometimes his lyrics has social criticism, but he also shows more trivial and funny sides of himself. December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1201 Administrative centre Bergen Mayor (2004) Herman Friele (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 215 465 km² 445 km² 0. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... A cultural critic is a critic of a given culture, usually as a whole and typically on a radical basis; a social critic of a given society, but the overlap is large. ...


He started as a pub singer in London, and made his living for two years writing songs in English. One of his most famous songs – "En natt forbi" ("A night is over") – was originally written in English, with the title "Alone, Awake". Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the most populous city in the European Union, with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7. ...


Eggum got a record contract in 1975 with the Norwegian record company CBS, and recorded his debut album "Trubadur" that autumn. His breakthrough came after his third release, the album "Heksedans" from 1977. This album gave him the Norwegian award Spelemannsprisen, and on this album has such classics as "Mor, jeg vil tilbake". CBS (formerly an acronym for Columbia Broadcasting System) is a major television network and radio broadcaster in the United States. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...


Since this, Eggum has been one of Norways most well known artists, both as a solo artist and with others. An example of the latter is his membership in Gitarkameratene with fellow guitarists Lillebjørn Nilsen, Øystein Sunde and Halvdan Sivertsen. Øystein Sunde (born 24 January 1947 in Skarnes) is a Norwegian folk singer. ... Halvdan Sivertsen is a well known music artist in Norway. ...


Eggum is often cited as being a hypochondriac and often jokes about this in his concerts.

Contents


Discography

Albums

  • Jan Eggum (1975)
  • Trubadur (1976)
  • Heksedans (1977)
  • En natt forbi (1979)
  • En sang fra vest (1979)
  • 5 år med Jan Eggum - 14 utvalgte sanger (1980)
  • Alarmen går (1982)
  • E.G.G.U.M. (1985)
  • Da Capo (1990)
  • Underveis (1991)
  • Nesten ikke tilstede (1993)
  • Mang slags kjærlighet (1994)
  • Dingli bang (1997)
  • Deilig (1999)
  • Ekte Eggum (2001)
  • President (2002)
  • Alle gjør det (2004)
  • 30/30 (2005)

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Singles

  • En sang fra vest / Kort opphold (1979)
  • Alarmen går / Vest for Voss (1981)
  • En helt ny dag / Sommeren nytes best om vinteren (1984)
  • Utenfor (1988) (with Bjørn Eidsvåg, Sidsel Endresen, Silje Nergård)

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With other artists

  • Various artists: Norske viser i 70-åra (1980)
  • United artists: Sammen for livet (1985)
  • Various artists: Utenfor/Naken hud (1988)
  • Gitarkameratene: Gitarkameratene (1989)
  • Gitarkameratene: Typisk norsk (1990)
  • Various artists: Æ - en tribute til Åge Aleksandersen (1992)
  • Gustav Lorentzen: 1. klasse (1992)
  • Various artists: Det beste av norsk musikk 1978-1980 (1998)
  • Various artists: Solide saker - en hyllest til Dumdum Boys (1999)
  • Vamp: En annen sol (2000)
  • Various artists: Norske viseperler (2000)
  • Various artists: Antons villfaring (2002) (Musical from Erlend Loe/Jan Eggum)
  • Various artists: Gull i fra grønne skoger: Vidar Sandbeck (2003)
  • Kaia Huuse: Trist og fint (2004)
  • Various artists: Norsk rocks historie vol. 5: Viserock (1969-1977) (2004)
  • Various artists: Venn (2005)

Åge Aleksandersen (born March 21, 1949) is one of the most famous rock n rollers from Namsos in Trøndelag, Norway. ... The word vamp, Vamp, or VAMP can mean any of the following: A musical term for a repeating figure. ... Erlend Loe (born May 24, 1969 in Trondheim) is a Norwegian novelist. ... Vidar Sandbeck (born July 21, 1918 in Åmot - died November 10, 2005, also in Åmot) was a Norwegian folk singer, composer, and writer. ...

Eurovision Song Contest

  • Deilige Drøm (1988) (ranked as number 10 in the Norwegian final)

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Books/notes

  • Ugress i ditt bed (1977; Eide Forlag)
  • Heksedans (1981; Eide Forlag)
  • Mellom borger og bohem (1991; Eide Forlag)
  • Mang slags kjærlighet - 40 sanger del 2 (1994; Blåmann Forlag)
  • Dingli Bang (1997; Blåmann Forlag)
  • Deilig (1999; Blåmann Forlag)
  • Nesten den samme (tekster) (2000; Blåmann Forlag)
  • Norsk pop- og rockleksikon (2005; Vega Forlag)

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Jan Eggum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (402 words)
Jan Eggum (born on December 8, 1951 in Bergen, Norway) is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who has been active since 1975.
Eggum got a record contract in 1975 with the Norwegian record company CBS, and recorded his debut album "Trubadur" that autumn.
Eggum is often cited as being a hypochondriac and often jokes about this in his concerts.
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